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Cost Estimators in Texas

Considering a career as a Cost Estimator in Texas?

19.0% Jobs Projection
$69,330 Median Salary
2,100 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Cost Estimators in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Cost Estimators in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Cost Estimators in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Cost Estimators Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 17,240 people working as Cost Estimators in the year 2018.

There were 17,330 Cost Estimators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Cost Estimators in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,160 Cost Estimators working in it, which means Texas has more Cost Estimators than average.

Cost Estimators in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 19.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

Job Projections for Cost Estimators: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 2,100 annual job openings, and 20,030 total jobs in 2026 for Cost Estimators in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 24,400 annual jobs and 240,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Cost Estimators Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $39,670 to $116,100 with $69,330 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.07 to $55.82. The median hourly rate was $33.33.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.73 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.60.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Cost Estimators Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Cost Estimators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Cost Estimators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5,340 $68,920
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,050 $74,740
Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,650 $73,240
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,410 $62,980
Corpus Christi, TX 390 $63,230
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 350 $73,800
El Paso, TX 300 $53,890
Tyler, TX 180 $49,090
Longview, TX 170 $64,510
Lubbock, TX 150 $55,110
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 150 $34,700
Waco, TX 140 $63,840
Amarillo, TX 130 $48,780
Midland, TX 130 $64,620
College Station-Bryan, TX 130 $67,430
Killeen-Temple, TX 100 $58,570
Odessa, TX 90 $71,190
Texarkana, TX-AR 70 $56,820
Sherman-Denison, TX 60 $54,700
Abilene, TX 60 $71,470
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 50 $60,120
Laredo, TX 40 $53,760
San Angelo, TX 30 $66,650
Victoria, TX 30 $54,290

Top States for Cost Estimators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Cost Estimators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 28,660 $70,660
Texas 17,240 $69,330
Florida 13,220 $57,230
Ohio 10,200 $60,640
New York 10,150 $67,400
Virginia 9,220 $67,680
Pennsylvania 8,610 $64,390
Michigan 6,590 $59,250
North Carolina 6,580 $59,750
Massachusetts 6,030 $72,520
Illinois 5,600 $63,490
Colorado 5,520 $66,270
Washington 5,470 $72,420
New Jersey 5,270 $69,960
Georgia 4,880 $62,460
Arizona 4,630 $62,850
Missouri 4,630 $63,570
Minnesota 4,460 $62,710
Maryland 4,390 $66,020
Indiana 4,360 $61,990

Below are the states where Cost Estimators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $94,440
Hawaii $79,890
Alaska $78,580
Wyoming $73,750
Massachusetts $72,520
Washington $72,420
California $70,660
New Jersey $69,960
Texas $69,330
Connecticut $69,070

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